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By Administrator | 15 June 2012

Some tea cups are for everyday and some are for special occasions.

Four years ago, a good friend called on the mobile.  She was outside and wanted to tell me about a Youth Cultural Program.  Inside, over a cup of tea, served in my best Noritake cups, Pat Waldby explained that a ship for World Youth run by the Japanese Government was scheduled to come to Australia.  Two young Queenslanders had been selected to represent their country.  They needed support for cultural exchange gifts.  I agreed to join a support group.  On 5th February 2007 the Nippon Maru with 250 young people from around the world sailed up the Brisbane River and docked at Portside.  I greeted Queenslanders Adam Woods and Scott Buchannan and met some of their young friends.  I was bowled over by their enthusiasm.

A cup of tea in Noritake Cups led to a wonderful experience.  Denis Drouyn


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